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Happy Birthday to Us!

By Alex in RFB in the Community on March 27, 2018

The Richmond Food Bank turned 35 this March- we officially opened our doors in March 1983 at St Alban Church! We were originally planned as a temporary source of support during an economic downturn.  However, the need only grew. We served 20 families the first day with grocery hampers.  Today, we serve more than 2200…

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Happy Easter! Here are RFB’s hours for the 2018 Easter Weekend

By Alex in RFB News on March 27, 2018

Happy Easter! We are closed on Friday 30 March all day for Good Friday. On Saturday 31 March, our Cedarbridge Way office (10 am to 2 pm) and Blundell Grocery Depot (10 am to 11:30 am) will be open as usual. Our Cedarbridge Way office will be open on Monday 2 April as usual- 9…

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We are closed on BC Family Day

By Alex in RFB News on February 9, 2018

Both our offices and our Boyd Grocery Depot will be closed on Monday 12 February 2018 for BC Family Day. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday 13 February at 9 am.  The next grocery depot will be our Daniels Depot on Tuesday 13 February from 3:30 to 5 pm.  The next Boyd Grocery Depot will…

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We Accept Perishable Food from Businesses

By Alex in Donation on January 15, 2018

Does your business have excess close-dated perishable food items?  Want to make sure that they get used instead of being discarded or going into the compost? The Richmond Food Bank will gratefully accept your items! An example of what we received from Shoppers Drug Mart at Richmond Centre We accept perishable food items from wholesale…

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2017 December Grocery Distribution Schedule

By Alex in RFB News on December 8, 2017

We’re happy to announce our 2017 December grocery distribution schedule!Our last grocery distribution of 2017 will be Thursday 21 December 6 pm to 7 pm at our Cedarbridge Way location.  There will be no grocery distribution from 22 December 2017 to 1 January 2018.  The first grocery distribution in 2018 will be Tuesday 2 January…

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